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ICD 10 Coding Alert

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Rely On Separate Distinction for Asperger's Syndrome With F84.5

Single code removes the confusion of identifying active/residual states. When you begin using ICD-10 codes instead of the ICD-9 system, you’ll be relieved to know that there is a specific code in this system for Asperger’s syndrome which eliminates the need to scour patient documentation for details on whether the condition is active or in the residual state. ICD-9: When [...]

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